thimble

Keywords: Mozilla, thimble, letter
  Screen Shot 2016-08-15 at 10.38.44 AM.png Got code? Remix this letter template from Chad Sansing and the Mozilla Leadership Network and use it as a guide to think about which issues your students might include in a letter to the next President. (Newer to coding? Play with something like https://eraseallkittens.com/ first to understand how code works and what...
Several weeks ago, The Northern California Writing Project hosted what we lovingly termed “Nerd Camp”. A group of teachers who were involved in a several-year inservice project exploring the Common Core was invited to consider how web technology might support the work. We started by writing reflections regarding our discoveries during the project. We then turned to the web to showcase our...
Once again, my friend Chad Sansing has created a cool remixable project via Webmaker that I just had to check out and remix myself. Chad made a 'zine template with Thimble, which you can adapt for your own area of interest, print out, fold up and hand out to friends. How cool is that? I went in and made a little zine for the Making Learning Connected MOOC, which launches into its second...
On April 10, 2014, Educator Innovator hosted a webinar in partnership with Mozilla's Webmaker team. The webinar focused on Thimble, a tool developed by Mozilla's Webmaker team to allow anyone to be a creator of the web and not just a consumer. Thimble was recently recognized as one of the best educational tools online—a "game changer"—of 2014 and given an "ON for Learning" award by Common Sense...
(this is reposted from my blog) During the summer in the Making Learning Connected MOOC, Sara Green posted a “tube map” style illustration of some of her learning. It was very cool. Then, in the spirit of the CLMOOC, Chad Sansing took Sara’s concept and built a remixable Thimble page for anyone to use. I sort of forgot about it (sorry, Chad and Sara) until this week, when my friend Paul Oh...
(this is reposted from my blog) During the summer in the Making Learning Connected MOOC, Sara Green posted a “tube map” style illustration of some of her learning. It was very cool. Then, in the spirit of the CLMOOC, Chad Sansing took Sara’s concept and built a remixable Thimble page for anyone to use. I sort of forgot about it (sorry, Chad and Sara) until this week, when my friend Paul Oh...
This is reposted from my personal blog. I’ve just returned from four days at the Digital Media and Learning Conference, where the spotlight was squarely focused on youth civic engagement powered by the digital. It’s a topic I have great interest in these days because of work I’m involved with in the Oakland, CA, Unified School District. More on that, though, in an upcoming post. Here, I’m going...